With the injury to Porzingis this team is not going to have tremendous success next year. However it will allow much of the young talent to improve, and provide a good pick in next years draft. It also provides increased cap flexibility for next year.
Vegas has the Cavaliers at -700, which again is a 87.50% favorite. The Pacers are at +500 which equates to a 16.67% underdog. This is really hard to get behind.
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From this, we can conclude that capper with a 57% record ATS would have 13% chance of correctly picking 52 or more winners, the winning range, in the Super Contest. A capper with a 60% record ATS would have a 29% chance of finishing in the winning range in the Super Contest. If, miraculously, you have a legitimate 65% record against the spread, then you would be a prohibitive favorite and expected to finish in the winning range 2 out of every 3 years, or 66% of the time.
Whichever team claims the three seed, they would be a sizable favorite in a round two match up with Boston. Cleveland would be a 74% favorite to take the Celtics out in a seven game series. Philadelphia would be a 69% favorite to take the Celtics out in the seven game series.
Looking at the numbers, the Golden Knights should expect a sharp decline in goals by Karlsson next year, but the drop off will not be anywhere near as bad as one might expect given his prior season high of 9 goals.